40 Part 7 – Advice Fo’ Chillun


A couple of years ago I won an Ebay auction for some envelopes, featuring art from Al Capp‘s Advice Fo’ Chillun. Little did I know that they proved to be customised envelopes, with the art lovingly glued to them by some doting family member who from 1937 until 1938 frequently exchanged letters with one Frances Ann Skillins from Portland. When necessary, the captions in the cartoons were changed to suit the occasion.

Which made them even more valuable to me…






























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